WIFF Woman in Film Ceremony: Persia White + Films + Red Carpet Party

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James Ward Mansion

169 East Broad Street

Westfield, NJ 07090

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Woman in Film Ceremony: Honoring Persia White


Saturday, September 22, 2018

5:00pm-6:30pm: Red Carpet Party with live music, desserts and drinks (included with price of ticket)

6:30pm - 8:30pm: Film Screenings + Ceremony Honoring Persia White + Audience Q&A


***Persia White, Joseph Morgan, & Mecca White will be in Attendance***

Red Carpet Party begins at 5pm - Enjoy Live Music (with Kim Boyko), drinks and treats on us while you mingle on the red carpet!

Film screenings begin at 6:30pm and include:

  • Carousel - Written by Persia White and Joseph Morgan, Directed by Joseph Morgan
  • Juice Truck - Written & Directed by Mecca White, Produced by Mecca White, Persia White, and Joseph Morgan

For film synopses & trailers, please visit https://www.westfieldfilmfest.com/2018-wif-block

After the screenings, we will have our Woman in Film Ceremony honoring Persia White as this year's WIFF Woman in Film Honoree, as well as an Audience Q&A with all filmmakers.

*Limited tickets are available for our "Golden Evening Experience" for $85 which grants front rows seating (within the first 5 rows) of the stage/screen to the Woman in Film Ceremony, Films, and Q&A in this block, as well as the film block following this one "Film Block #3". Click here for more info about this ticket.

**Please note that current VIP and DAY passes do not include front rows seating and will be seated with General Admission, unless upgraded. For more info, visit Saturday All-Access Day-Pass or VIP Weekend All-Access Pass.

***We advise that if you are under 18 that a parent or guardian be in attendance with you.



Westfield International Film Festival presents the “Woman in Film Award” to honor and celebrate women in the film industry who exemplify our definition of success. This year's honoree is Miss Persia White!

Persia White is an actress best known for the TV series GIRLFRIENDS, and THE VAMPIRE DIARIES.

Persia is also a passionate filmmaker and musician. Co-producer of the award- winning documentary “EARTHLINGS” narrated by Joaquin Phoenix. Persia has directed and performed in the music video “Strange Fruit,” as well as the short film “Emotional Landscapes” for Ovation and Russell Simmons.

She is the co-founder of Night Owl Productions where she co-wrote, produced and starred in the short films 'Revelation' and 'Carousel' and is currently in post-production for Danny Strong’s new FOX TV show ‘PROVEN INNOCENT.’

See more of Ms. White's work here.




**Planning on attending multiple blocks? Save & buy a Saturday All-Access Day-Pass, Sunday All-Access Day-Pass, or VIP Weekend All-Access Pass! **Available for Advanced Sale only, will NOT be sold at the door.

All festival tickets include free admission to the Sunday Awards Ceremony. Come join the fun!

**For helpful information such as tickets, directions, parking, handicap access, and where to eat/stay, please visit our Attend page.

*Celebrity attending pending schedules

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James Ward Mansion

169 East Broad Street

Westfield, NJ 07090

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